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Strong's #3079 - Λυσίας

of uncertain affinity
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Noun Masculine
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Lysias = "releaser"
  1. a tribune or chiliarch of the Roman cohort
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KJV (3)
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

Λυσίας, Λυσίου, (Claudius) Lysias, a Roman chiliarch (A. V. 'chief captain'): Acts 23:26; Acts 24:7 (Rec.),22. (B. D. American edition, under the word.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Λυσίας , -ου ,

Lysias (Claudius L., Acts 23:26), Acts 24:7; Acts 24:22.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

λύσις, which in 1 Corinthians 7:27 is used with reference to the ";loosing"; of the marriage tie, is common with reference to the ";discharge"; of bonds or debts, e.g. BGU IV. 1149.22 (B.C. 13) λύσιν ποήσασθαι τῶν προκ (ειμένων) δανειστικῶν συγχωρη ̣(σεων) δύο, P Oxy III. 510.17 (A.D. 101) λύσιν ποιούμενος ὁ Ἀρτεμί [δω ]ρο [ς ] τῆς ὑποθήκης, ";Artemidorus in release of the mortgage,"; P Ryl II. 176.3 (A.D. 201–11) λαβεῖν. . . ὑπὲρ λύσεως τῶν τῶν (omit) ὀφιλ (ομένων) αὐτ () . . . [δραχμῶν, ";to accept in discharge of the drachmae owing to her,"; P Giss I. 33.4 (A.D. 222) ̣πέσ ̣χον. . . ὑπὲρ λύσεως ὧν ὀφ [ε ] [λ ]ει μ [ο ]ι ἡ με ̣τ ̣ηλλαχυῖα αὐτοῦ μήτηρ. See also P Leid Wvi. 41 (ii/iii A.D.) πρὸς λύσιν φαρμάγ (= κ)ων, Syll 825.2 (iv/B.C.) ὅρος ἐργαστηρίου καὶ ἀνδραπόδων πεπραμένων ἐπὶ λύσει : workshop and slaves attached to it, sold ";d réméré"; (Michel), and for the same phrase ib. 831.14 with editor’s note.


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List of Word Forms
Λυσιας Λυσίας Lusias Lysias Lysías